Mark

Jeremiah in Mark 1 and 2 — intertextuality and allusions as atmosphere

One of the essential tools of mimetic criticism is the use of cues early in the text. We look for

Gospel Criticism

Dammit Bultmann! Stop rationalizing the miracles! The Bread, Loaves, and Myth

Rudolf Bultmann, the father of demythologization, urged people to get behind the text. On that, I agree. I also agree

Mimesis

Jacob and Jesus’s wrestling with the divine

You know the story. Jacob and the Angel wrestle throughout the night… until the break of day. If you don’t,

Gospel Criticism

Proverbs 22 as the Mimetic Precursor to Matthew 10 (Also, Luke used Matthew and Mark)

I’d like you to compare, for a moment, Matthew 10 and Proverbs 22 (see it in the LXX here). Not,

Mimesis

what if the Gospels are histories…?

Thinking through a few things… I really like what is going on here, even though I may disagree with him

Mimesis

Mimesis in 3 models

Peter Nesteruk has suddenly become a must read for those of us interesting in mimesis and mimetic criticism of texts.

Books

quote of the day – Anthony Le Donne and Salome

I am reading through the books surrendered to me for review. So I’ll post quotes or insights from them as

Books

Watson on Reinterpreting in Parallel (chapter 7, @eerdmansbooks)

Watson’s seventh chapter, Reinterpreting in Parallel, examines the literary trajectory from Mark (and maybe before Mark) to John through Thomas and the